I’m To Respect My Husband. Submit. Does That Mean I Vanish as a Person?

A while back, a friend made a comment about how she was struggling with “becoming her husband’s shadow.” This confused me. “What do you mean?” I inquired. “It’s that verse, Proverbs 12:4, ‘An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.’ I’ve been taught […]

Self-Respect + Respect for your husband helps your marriage…

Did you know that self-respect + respect for your husband actually helps your marriage? Here’s a brief glance at what that can look like: So don’t be “wrong at the top of your voice,” as Emerson Eggerich puts it. If your husband is interested in growing your marriage, know he’ll hear the truth better from […]

Unconditional Respect – Shouldn’t Husbands Have to Earn Respect??

Unconditional respect – Shouldn’t husbands have to earn respect? Late for an appointment, Jim and I sped down the freeway in the fast lane.  Seeing our exit coming, I wondered if I should say something. Normally I wouldn’t have hesitated, but I’d been reading a book that indicated correcting your husband’s driving was NOT respectful. I […]

How to Calm Down an Angry Husband

How to Calm Down an Angry Husband Your husband says to you, “You never…” or “You always…” or whatever.  Your natural reaction is to be what?  How about ticked? Or hurt. Or worse yet, scared. But yes, probably angry.  Unless you are scared.  Or don’t know what to do.  And that usually results in being […]

Top 10 Ways to Disrespect Yourself…

what all wives should know...

There are probably more than 10 ways to disrespect yourself, but today we’re going to take a stab at the top 10 we see over here. And if you stick it out til the end, you will find the $40 off coupon code for the eCourse. The Respect Dare journey can be a difficult to do, […]

Why is My Marriage So Hard?

how our relationships with others reflects our relationship with God...

You are wondering: Why is my marriage so hard? (I’m going to get to this in a second, and you’ll need to hang with me here. I know that if your marriage is so hard you are grasping at anything, you’re going to want to read this AND stick it out to the bottom – […]